Bruce Campbell Announces New ‘Evil Dead’ Movie Will Be Written and Directed By Lee Cronin – Titled ‘Evil Dead Now’

The Evil Dead franchise is officially getting another movie! Bruce Campbell has just revealed to Empire that Evil Dead Now, the fourth Evil Dead film, is already in the works with Lee Cronin (The Hole In The Ground) writing and directing the horror-comedy.  CAMPBELL: “We’re just getting off the phone with Lee Cronin, who isContinue reading “Bruce Campbell Announces New ‘Evil Dead’ Movie Will Be Written and Directed By Lee Cronin – Titled ‘Evil Dead Now’”

MONDAY MARVEL ROUNDUP: ‘WandaVision’, ‘Spider-Man 3’, ‘Hawkeye’, ‘Captain America’, ‘Fantastic Four’, ‘Shang-Chi’, and ‘X-Men’

Here is is a collection of some interesting news, tidbits, and rumors concerning the world of live-action Marvel projects from the last couple of weeks.  Chris Evans Isn’t Interested In Reprising ‘Captain America’ While addressing if he is truly done with the Captain America role, Chris Evans said the following on The Graham Norton ShowContinue reading “MONDAY MARVEL ROUNDUP: ‘WandaVision’, ‘Spider-Man 3’, ‘Hawkeye’, ‘Captain America’, ‘Fantastic Four’, ‘Shang-Chi’, and ‘X-Men’”

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Kill Switch’ Adds George Clooney, Benicio Del Toro, Amy Seimetz, Frankie Shaw, and Ray Liotta

One of the many interesting feature film projects on the cusp of shooting before the Coronavirus pandemic included the new crime flick Kill Switch from Logan Lucky director Steven Soderbergh.   A 1950s crime drama set in Detroit about a trio of criminals who carry out a home invasion, only to wonder if they’ve been double-crossedContinue reading “Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Kill Switch’ Adds George Clooney, Benicio Del Toro, Amy Seimetz, Frankie Shaw, and Ray Liotta”

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Post-Production On Schedule For October Release According To Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau recently spoke to Vanity Fair’s Anthony Breznican, who was moderating the virtual panel for the ATX Television Festival (via The Hollywood Reporter) where Favreau gave a brief update on the status of The Mandalorian Season 2.  It sounds like things in the post-production phase are indeed moving along nicely and they’ll be able toContinue reading “‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Post-Production On Schedule For October Release According To Jon Favreau”

Apple Teaming With Paramount For Martin Scorsese’s Pricey Crime Drama ‘Killers of The Flower Moon’

  When various reports surfaced that Martin Scorsese’s next film Killers of The Flower Moon had its budget balloon to $200-230+ million it seemed like Paramount Pictures wouldn’t likely move forward with it.  The project is based on the novel Killers Of The Flower Moon: The Osage Murders And The Birth Of The FBI byContinue reading “Apple Teaming With Paramount For Martin Scorsese’s Pricey Crime Drama ‘Killers of The Flower Moon’”

‘Midsommar’ Writer/Director Ari Aster Describes His Next Film As 4-Hour Long “Nightmare Comedy”

The University of California’s Associated Students Program Board was able to speak with filmmaker Ari Aster (spotted by Slash Film) best known from his horror films Hereditary and Midsommar.  The writer/director revealed to them that his next untitled film will be a “nightmare comedy” that will be 4 hours long.  Aster revealed that he is workingContinue reading “‘Midsommar’ Writer/Director Ari Aster Describes His Next Film As 4-Hour Long “Nightmare Comedy””

‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Expected To Resume Filming In September and Complete By April/May

Paramount Pictures was one of the first studios to halt production on their major film projects as a portion of Mission: Impossible 7 was set to film in Venice, Italy where the Coronavirus in Europe was spreading rapidly. The studio did the responsible thing and placed production on pause out of concern for the safetyContinue reading “‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Expected To Resume Filming In September and Complete By April/May”

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ 2nd Unit Director Victoria Mahoney In Talks For Paramount’s Action Flick ‘Kill Them All’

Earlier in the week, there was some exciting news concerning the next project for Victoria Mahoney, the 2nd unit director on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.  The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Victoria (Power, American Crime) is currently in negotiations with Paramount Pictures to direct their feature film adaptation of the Kyle Starks graphic novelContinue reading “‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ 2nd Unit Director Victoria Mahoney In Talks For Paramount’s Action Flick ‘Kill Them All’”

Wes Ball Reveals New ‘Planet of The Apes’ Movie Is Written By ‘Avatar 2’ Screenwriter Josh Friedman – Teases Weta Digital’s Return?

Despite original reports that Wes Ball’s new Planet of The Apes film would be a hard reboot of the franchise, the director has come out publicly to debunk that the film will be ignoring or undoing the work of the last three films.  While speaking with Discussing Film, Wes dropped an interesting tidbit about theContinue reading “Wes Ball Reveals New ‘Planet of The Apes’ Movie Is Written By ‘Avatar 2’ Screenwriter Josh Friedman – Teases Weta Digital’s Return?”

Reopening Theaters Too Soon Risking Health of Moviegoers, Employees, and Industry Recovery?

We’ve all seen studios, exhibitors, and even moviegoers placing their guesses when the eventual widespread reopening of theaters will happening nationwide in the United States. As a majority of theaters have closed after cases of Coronavirus exploded over the last couple of months with the American death toll inching towards 110,000 via Johns Hopkins and counting.  ThereContinue reading “Reopening Theaters Too Soon Risking Health of Moviegoers, Employees, and Industry Recovery?”